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Melania Trump Likely To See 'Happiness Class' During Delhi School Visit: Sources

US President Donald Trump Had Earlier Said That He Is Looking Forward To His First Visit To India Later This Month And Indicated That The Two Countries May Sign A Trade Deal.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 20 Feb 2020, 02:04:04 PM
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US First Lady Melania Trump (Photo Credit: Twitter: Melania Trump)

New Delhi:

US First Lady, Melania Trump is likely to visit a government school in Delhi to see how the state authorities have implemented Happiness classes at public education institutes. During her two-day visit in India along with US President Donald Trump, Melania is expected to take part in slew of events. Melania Trump will be visiting the classrooms of Delhi government schools on February 25, according to the sources. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia will also be present to greet Melania Trump during her school visit.

This is the first time that the US First Lady will be visiting schools of the Delhi government and preparations are in full swing ahead of the high-profile visit. Melania Trump is expected to spend around an hour at the state government school.

US President Donald Trump had earlier said that he is looking forward to his first visit to India later this month and indicated that the two countries may sign a trade deal.

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At the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump is slated to travel to India on February 24 and 25. In addition to New Delhi, he will stop in Ahmedabad in Gujarat to address a joint public meeting with Modi at a stadium.

"He (Modi) is a great gentleman and I look forward to going to India. So, we'll be going at the end of the month," Trump told reporters in his Oval Office, a day after the White House announced dates of his anticipated India trip.

Responding to a question, the president indicated that he is willing to sign a trade deal with India if it is the right one. "They (Indians) want to do something and we'll see... if we can make the right deal, (we) will do it," said Trump, a fortnight ahead of his visit to the country as the 45th US president.

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India's new Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu told PTI that Trump's forthcoming visit is a "reflection of the strong personal rapport" between Trump and Modi. "It also demonstrates their strong desire to take the relationship to new heights," said Sandhu, who had presented his credentials to Trump in Oval Office last week.

(With agency inputs)

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First Published : 20 Feb 2020, 02:01:58 PM